Albert Heath Hardy Sr

22 July 1845–18 February 1932 (Age 86)
Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Albert Heath

When Albert Heath Hardy Sr was born on 22 July 1845, in Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, his mother, Sarah Peabody, was 31 and his father, Samuel Boynton Hardy, was 35. He married Melissa Ann Benham on 10 November 1874, in Goodhue, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Hay Creek Township, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States in 1895 and Featherstone Township, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States in 1910. He died on 18 February 1932, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States.

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Albert Heath Hardy Sr
Melissa Ann Benham
Marriage: 10 November 1874
Harriet Alice Hardy
Harriet Alice Hardy
Edith Alberta Hardy
Flora Day Hardy
Mathilda Jane Hardy
William B Hardy
Ethel Mae Hardy
Albert Heath Hardy
Edward Howland Hardy
Mable Frances Hardy
Syrus B Hardy
Helen Elizabeth Hardy
George A Hardy
Arthur Isaac Hardy

Spouse and Children

10 November 1874
Goodhue, Minnesota, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 9

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 23

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: nickname for a brave or foolhardy man, from Old French, Middle English hardi ‘bold’, ‘courageous’ (of Germanic origin; compare Hard 1).2 Irish: in addition to being an importation of the English name, this is also found as an Anglicized form (by partial translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla Deacair ‘son of the hard lad’.3 Scottish: variant spelling of Hardie 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Albert H Hardy in household of George A Way, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Albert H Hardy Senior, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Albert Hardy in household of Raymond Wethers, "United States Census, 1930"

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